Course - Occupational Performance in Active Meaningful Living - PAH3009
PAH3009 - Occupational Performance in Active Meaningful Living
New from the academic year 2019/2020
Examination arrangement: Home examination
|Evaluation form||Weighting||Duration||Examination aids||Grade deviation|
|Home examination||100/100||1 weeks||A|
This course focuses on how to enhance occupational performance and meaningful living for individuals and groups. Theoretical models and tools are utilized in order to understand how occupational performance and participation are linked to bodily structures, function, and physical environments. Specific attention is paid to models and tools to observe, assess and evaluate occupational performance and how to design and plan interventions that promote active meaningful living in every-day life. In this course, we synthesize knowledge of occupational performance in a contextual manner in order to guide perspectives and decisions in practice for individuals as well as vulnerable groups in society.
- has comprehensive knowledge about multiple perspectives of human performance and meaningful living and participation in every-day occupations
- advanced knowledge of models, concepts and tools of occupational performance
- in depth knowledge of both facilitators and barriers for occupational performance for individuals and groups in everyday life and in different spheres of society
- knowledge on how to study occupational performance for active meaningful living for individuals as well as vulnerable groups in society
- can explore and describe mutual influence between performance, participation, bodily structures, function, and the social, cultural and physical environments.
- can describe, apply and critically reflect upon models and tools to observe, assess and evaluate occupational performance
- can design and plan interventions that promote active meaningful living in every-day life
- can synthesize knowledge of individual, institutional and societal factors that influence occupational performance for individuals and groups to guide perspectives and decisions in practice
- can observe, assess and evaluate occupational performance in different types of every-day life roles
- can analyse individual, institutional and systemic barriers and facilitators in order to assess participation in everyday life occupation
- can demonstrate a critical awareness of ethical problems in interventions with individuals and groups based on peoples integrity and right to define their own way of living
Learning methods and activities
Introduction in plenum, group work, seminars.
Further on evaluation
Home examination (1 week). Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester.
Students must complete the compulsory activity of participating and presenting in a group presentation prior to sitting the examination. The compulsory activity is approved for 4 semesters. With approved compulsory activity, the students resit the home examination only.
Students who are not able to attend the group presentation will get an individual coursework requirement.
Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Physical Activity and Health (MSPAHE)
Required previous knowledge
As for admission to the MSc in Physical Activity and Health. Bachelor degree or equivalent within relevant research fields or educational programmes.
Course literature will be presented at the start of the semester.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2020
Language of instruction: English
- Health Science
Examination arrangement: Home examination
- Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
- Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"